Ultralow-power nonlinear optics using tapered optical fibers in noble gases
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Citation of Original PublicationT. B. Pittman, D. E. Jones, and J. D. Franson, "Ultralow-power nonlinear optics using tapered optical fibers in noble gases," in CLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper FTh3D.5., https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2014.FTh3D.5
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We demonstrate ultralow-power optical nonlinearities using a sub-wavelength diameter tapered optical fiber in a gas of metastable xenon atoms. The use of inert noble gases offers advantages over reactive alkali vapors such as rubidium.